Edgar Evins State Park
July 7th-11th Program Schedule
Tuesday, July 7th
6:00 PM Butterfly Garden Comeback: Meet at the park office to help save our once beautiful butterfly garden. We only ask minutes of your time, so please come help out a little with our attempt in reviving the butterfly garden by weeding and/or laying rocks. The butterflies would sure appreciate it.
Thursday, July 9th
8:00 PM Night Hike: Take a guided nature hike around the Wolf Creek inlet in the dark! Discover how fascinating and un-scary nature at night can be. We will listen for owls, watch for wildlife and look for other things. You never know what you might see or here! Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a dim flashlight. Approximately 1 mile. Meet in the parking lot next to the Millennium Trailhead.
Friday, July 10th
4:30 PM Turkey Talk: Meet at the Camp Store to learn about the Wild Turkey. There will be calls, beards and much more to see! Also we will make our very own Turkey using our handprints! All supplies will be supplied by the park so just come and enjoy.
7:30 PM Fire Building Techniques: Meet at the Fire Circle to help me start a fire and talk about different techniques used. We will also discuss fire safety and the number one thing that you can always have with you that will help start a fire. Come on and learn what this little everyday substance is!
8:00 PM S’moreing Around: Come on down to the Fire Circle and make your own s’mores! S’more supplies will be supplied by the park. We will talk about fire safety and even get you thinking about a few riddles.
Saturday, July 11th
9:30 AM Shelter Building 101: Meet at the Camp Store to learn how to make some quick and easy emergency shelters if you are ever stranded in the woods. We will go down a short path and talk about what to look for and even possibly build a quick shelter. It’ll be fun! Wear closed toed shoes please.
3:30 PM Corn Husk Dolls: Times sure have changed! Come to the Camp Store to make your own traditional doll out of cornhusks just like the early settlers did.
6:00 PM Slithering Snakes: Meet Tyler at the Fire Circle (campground parking lot) for a fun and informative presentation about our local snake species. Afterwards you will get the chance to touch a live snake!
8:00 PM Scorpion Hunt: Did you know that we have scorpions in Tennessee? Join the Park Ranger for a nighttime expedition to find scorpions by black light. Meet at the first Picnic Area at the boat ramp entrance (look for State Parks vehicle).